Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Registered Nurse - Surgical Services

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Wednesday, 3rd October 2018
Monday, 31st December 2018
Category: Nurse
Department: Operating Room
Location: Main Hospital Building
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Education: Graduate Degree
Pay Rate: As Per Collective Agreements

Job Description:

Lake of the Woods District Hospital is seeking applications from Registered Nurses interested in permanent part time positions within the Surgical Services department.



  • Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario

  • Current certification in BCLS and demonstrated ongoing competence through annual re-certification
  • Certification in IV Therapy with demonstrated ongoing competence
  • Postgraduate program for preoperative preparation
  • Certification in perioperative nursing (CPN-C) preferred
  • Minimum of two years clinical OR experience
  • Ability to function independently in a perioperative setting (preoperative preparation of patients, circulate and scrub for a variety of surgical cases)
  • Knowledge and experience of First Nations culture an asset
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and responsibility 
  • Ability to function in a stressful environment 
  • Ability to meet physical and mental requirements of the position
  • Able and willing to participate on on-call schedule and respond to calls within 30 minutes
  • Self-initiative for continuing education
  • Reliable attendance record
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in teaching perioperative care plans to surgical patients
  • Ability to perform critical assessments of unconscious post operative patients and direct postoperative pain management
  • Ability to perform critical assessments of day surgical patient needs
  • Ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary team 

Please forward your resume, with references, and employment application form found on our website, stating your qualifications to:


Lake of the Woods District Hospital

21 Sylvan Street West, Kenora, ON  P9N 3W7

Fax:  (807) 468-3939    e-mail: 

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